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Akka Cookbook

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Akka Cookbook

Akka Cookbook by Héctor Veiga Ortiz
English | 6 July 2017 | ASIN: B01KI1F316 | 414 Pages | AZW3 | 1.58 MB

Key Features

Covers a discussion on Lagom—the newest launched Akka framework that is built to create complex microservices easily
The recipe approach of the book allows the reader to know important and independent concepts of Scala and Akka in a seamless manner
Provides a comprehensive understanding of the Akka actor model and implementing it to create reactive web applications
Book Description

Akka is an open source toolkit that simplifies the construction of distributed and concurrent applications on the JVM. This book will teach you how to develop reactive applications in Scala using the Akka framework.

This book will show you how to build concurrent, scalable, and reactive applications in Akka. You will see how to create high performance applications, extend applications, build microservices with Lagom, and more.

We will explore Akka's actor model and show you how to incorporate concurrency into your applications. The book puts a special emphasis on performance improvement and how to make an application available for users. We also make a special mention of message routing and construction.

By the end of this book, you will be able to create a high-performing Scala application using the Akka framework.

What you will learn

Control an actor using the ContolAware mailbox
Test a fault-tolerant application using the Akka test kit
Create a parallel application using futures and agents
Package and deploy Akka application inside Docker
Deploy remote actors programmatically on different nodes
Integrate Streams with Akka actors
Install Lagom and create a Lagom project